July 25, 2016

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening July 25-31, 2016, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff


Tuesday, July 26

-- Poverty Simulation activity. Organizers: Purdue United Way and United Way of Greater Lafayette. 9 a.m.-noon. STEW, rooms 302-306. Note: This event is filled via registration. The same activity will take place 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 15 at Kurz Purdue Technology Center, rooms A and B, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. in Purdue Research Park. For the Sept. 15 event, register at www.uwlafayette.org/poverty-simulation-kurz.

Wednesday, July 27

-- International Friendship program host orientation. On-campus lunchtime session 6 of 6; off-campus sessions also available at morning hour. Organizer: Intercultural Learning area in International Programs. What is and is not expected in program, which pairs hosts from campus or community with one or more international students. 12:10-1 p.m. Young Hall, Room 101. Questions: friendship@purdue.edu. URLs: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q2/international-friendship-program-holding-orientation-sessions,-looking-for-host-families.html and www.ippu.purdue.edu/Programs/

-- Green Zone training. For faculty and staff. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Tools and insights to understand and help veterans and military students at the University. 1-3 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall, Room 1103. Free but registration required. URL with registration link: www.purdue.edu/studentsuccess/specialized/veterans/For Faculty and Staff/GreenZone.html (workshop to be repeated Sept. 19, Oct. 18, Nov. 29)

-- Student Reporting Adoption Project showcase. Organizer: SRAP team. Topic: Discussion with users of the pertinent reports on the project's status. 3-4 p.m., Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Registration available. Session repeated July 28. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q3/showcases-to-highlight-status-of-student-reporting-adoption-project.html

-- Summer Concert Series. Go for dinner or music or both. Organizer: Purdue Memorial Union and Purdue Student Union Board. 6-7:30 p.m. Front lawn, PMU (rain location is the North Ballroom, main floor of PMU). Food service; picnic style, a la carte or combo. Music: Brett Wiscons, singer/songwriter blending pop and soulful rock (www.brettwiscons.com/about.aspx). Last event in series. URL: https://www.facebook.com/events/252513308445771/

Thursday, July 28

-- Student Reporting Adoption Project showcase. Organizer: SRAP team. Topic: Discussion with users of the pertinent reports on the project's status. 8:30-9:30 a.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Registration available. Last session in current schedule. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday/releases/2016/Q3/showcases-to-highlight-status-of-student-reporting-adoption-project.html

-- Purdue Farmers Market. Organizer: Office of University Sustainability, with Greater Lafayette Commerce. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 11; then 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 18-Oct. 27. Center of Memorial Mall. Nearby 20-minute parking available near "Unfinished Block P" sculpture during market hours. URL:  www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html; updates on Facebook and Twitter.



-- "George Winter: Reflections on the Native Peoples of Early Indiana." June 21-Aug. 13. Purdue University Galleries. Watercolors, drawings, paintings, manuscripts, and letters of this important 19th century artist, who documented the cultures of the Miami and Potawatomi Indians in Indiana and their eventual forced relocation, from the collection of the Tippecanoe County Historical Association. This exhibition is an official Indiana Bicentennial Commission Legacy Project. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Recent Acquisitions." May 10-Aug. 12. Purdue University Galleries. Artworks from Galleries' permanent collection, from paintings to rugs. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. Summer hours: noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday (except holidays) and by appointment. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Agriculture at the State Bicentennial: Purdue's Contributions to Indiana and Its People." June 10-Dec. 23. Summer hours: 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html



A listing of some conferences and camps of notable size, public interest or visibility, or participation of children, youth or others outside Purdue.

June 17-July 31. Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders. Young adults. Numerous Purdue units. URL: www.purdue.edu/mandela-fellowship

July 5-Aug. 6. Multiethnic Introduction to Engineering (MITE). Five-week program. Minority Engineering Program, College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 7-Aug. 12. Summer Start. New Purdue program to help with acclimation to college for incoming students, designed particularly for first-generation and minority students.

July 10-Aug. 12. STEM Academic Boot Camp. Agriculture, Science, Polytechnic. Entering first-year students.

July 17-30: GERI Summer Residential Programs -- Star II for grades 7-8 (completed) and Pulsar for grades 9-12 (completed). Gifted Education Resource Institute; Dept. of Educational Studies, College of Education.

July 24-30. Seminar for Top Engineering Prospects (STEP) session 3. College of Engineering. Grade 11 completed.

July 25-27. Clinical Applications for future Medical Professionals (CAMP). College of Health and Human Sciences and Indiana University School of Medicine-West Lafayette. Grades 11-12.

July 25-29. Boiler Kids Camp. Session 7 of 7. Division of Recreational Sports. Ages 5-12. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Boilermaker Aquatic Center, playing fields. URL: http://www.purdue.edu/recsports/programs/youthFamily/boilerKidscamp.php

July 28-31. Bowling. Player Development Camp. Ages 12-20, boys and girls.



Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Summer hours:

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): Closed for summer.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic

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